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Jason Burroughs, 34, a resident of Fond du Lac, passed away October 27, 2012 at his home.
He was born October 25, 1978 in Fond du Lac, a son of Brian and Mary "Sue" Schommer Burroughs.
Jason was a 1997 graduate of L.P. Goodrich High School. He was a journeyman electrician with his grandfather and uncles at the various Schommer Electrics. Jason and his friend, Mike Biddle founded and coached at Unified Martial Arts, of Fond du Lac. He enjoyed wrestling, mixed martial arts, graphic novels, and was an avid photographer. Jason loved the time he spent with his daughters camping, fishing, swimming, watching movies, and going to theme parks.
Survivors include his two daughters, Alaska and Aurora Burroughs of Fond du Lac; his mother, Mary "Sue" Burroughs of Fond du Lac; his father Brian (Sandy) Burroughs of Oldman, Alaska; three sisters, Julie (Ben Lietz) Burroughs of Fond du Lac, Stacy (Christopher) Walls of Arizona, and Ceedar Duvall of Las Vegas, NV; one brother Alex Duvall of Arroyo Grande, CA; his maternal grandparents, James (Sue) Schommer of Fond du Lac, Darlene (James) Larson of Fond du Lac; paternal grandfather, Robert Johnson of Pickett, WI. He is further survived by his former wife Jessica Potter and her parents, Mike (Tina) Potter of Fond du Lac; a special cousin, Brittney Schommer of North Fond du Lac; aunts and uncles, Mick (Candace) Burroughs of Fond du Lac, Bruce (Deeann) Burroughs of Rosendale, Dean (Bridget) Burroughs of Baldwin, MO, Dael (Virg) Burroughs of Riverside, CA, Pat (Missy) Burroughs, of Wiseman, AK, Rick Burroughs of Fairbanks, AK, Pam (Bryan) Green of Brenham, TX, Tom (Jeanine) Schommer of Brandon, Bob (Lisa) Schommer of Eden, Mark (Lyn) Schommer of Fond du Lac, Pat (Ginger) Schommer of Fond du Lac, Steve Schommer of Fond du Lac, Ann (Chris) Flaherty of Fond du Lac, Missy (George) Sabel of Fond du Lac, Chris (Bill) Reid of Fond du Lac; a dear family friend, Mike Hernandez of Fond du Lac, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Jamie Burroughs; a special cousin, Ann Burroughs; paternal grandfather, Orren "Butch" Burroughs, Jr.; paternal grandmother, Patricia Johnson; and an aunt, Linda Burroughs.
Visitation: Visitation for Jason will be held at the Zacherl Funeral Home on Thursday, November 1, 2012, from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Visitation will also be held on Friday at Holy Family Parish, 271 Fourth Street Way, from 9:00 to 10:45 AM.
Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday November 2, 2012, 11:00 AM at Holy Family Parish Church. Cremation will follow traditional services with interment in the Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials in his name will be used for the benefit of his daughters and may be directed to 348 West Scott Street, Fond du Lac, WI 54937.
Zacherl Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family. www.zacherlfuneralhome.com
Published in Fond du Lac Reporter on Oct. 30, 2012